In 12 Days

MVCS has partnered with “In 12 Days” to bring 12 days of gifts and surprises to a student. This student has won a one year scholarship to MVCS. Follow us on Facebook for updates. MVCSLeadership.

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Dr. VM Catches Daniel Reyes’ Dove from a Helicopter, and Lands at His Feet to Announce His Scholarship to Mountain View Christian Schools.

From Daniel Reyes’ Mom: After we sailed Daniel’s helium dove that carried his prayer to attend Mountain View Christian Schools off of the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge, we knew that we were getting close to winning the scholarship. We all watched quietly as it floated out of sight. But when Daniel saw that shiny red helicopter flying in with Dr. VM, the superintendent of MVCS, sitting in the cockpit, he was overcome with amazement! …

The helicopter landed at his feet, Dr. VM got out, presented Daniel with the dove and prayer he had released, and announced that he had won! “How did she catch my dove prayer, Mom?” he kept asking. “If the dove floated by the helicopter, the blades would have chopped it up! How did she do it?” He thought on and on, and kept inventing other ways that Dr.VM might have gotten his words and dove into that helicopter. There are no word to express the fullness that a mother feels inside when she sees the gratitude in her child…his mind spinning with hope and excitement, his thankfulness to God, the wonder of a prayer answered, and a growing curiosity about what further adventures tomorrow might hold. Congratulations, Daniel!

THIS IS HOW THE STORY GOES….
On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me: A PARTRIDGE IN A PEAR TREE

DR. VM delivering pears to the Reyes home

 

On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me: TWO TURTLE DOVES

While going on a leisure helicopter ride, Dr. VM “caught” Daniel’s prayer to attend MVCS

Dr. VM tells Daniel that God has heard his prayer and he will attend MVCS for one year

On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me: THREE FRENCH HENS

Three french hens adorn the brand new backpack filled with all the supplies he will need for school.

On the fourth day of Christmas my true love gave to me: FOUR CALLING BIRDS

The Reyes family was “called” upon during service at The Champion Center and presented with a goodie basket and his official scholarship certificate.

On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me: FIVE GOLDEN RINGS

A Golden Basket was delivered to The Reyes home with 5 golden rings (donuts) and other “gold” goodies

On the sixth day of Christmas my true love gave to me: SIX GEESE-A-LAYING

As 6 corvettes (courtesy of Vegas Vettes) cruised down Daniel’s street honking their horns each one presented Daniel with six eggs each with a gift inside. Yearbook, school portraits, lunches, sports fees, field trips and $300 in cash.

On the seventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me: SEVEN SWANS-A-SWIMMING

A Swan shaped basket with seven candy canes, two new MVCS uniforms, a generous gift certificate donated by Dennis Uniforms and luxurious bath products was delivered to the Reyes home

On the eighth day of Christmas my true love gave to me: EIGHT MAIDS-A-MILKING

8 yummy flavors of ice cream with toppings were delivered to Daniel and his parents in a Maids-a-Milking cooler

On the ninth day of Christmas my true love gave to me: NINE LADIES DANCING

The Reyes family were our VIP guests at a home basketball game. 9 Ladies Dancing (cheerleaders) treated them to a cheer made just for Daniel. Their VIP area included snacks, drinks and MVCS noise makers

On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me: TEN LORDS-A-LEAPING

The Reyes family flew into El Dorado Canyon in a helicopter. All the MVCS 5th graders were on the ground to welcome them. They enjoyed a day of riding ATVs, hiking, bonfire with marshmallows and exploring a mine!

On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me: ELEVEN PIPERS PIPING

The Reyes family were treating to a “mini-vacation” at Lake Las Vegas including ice skating.

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me: TWELVE DRUMMERS DRUMMING

The Reyes family and 250 MVCS students and faculty enjoyed an afternoon at The Mystere Theater honoring all the In12Days recipients. They enjoyed performances by Cirque Du Soleil, Kristen Hertzenberg and cast from Phantom-The Las Vegas Spectacular, Pianist Philip Fortenberry, The Jersey Boys, and Mo5aic.

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Links to this story covered by media outlets:
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/dec/18/scholarship-through-in12days-helps-students-dream-/?fb_action_ids=571802452835537&fb_action_types=og.recommends&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=288381481237582

http://www.mynews3.com/content/news/story/Woman-uses-Christmas-carol-to-bring-joy-to-local/AwsivtSaXkiQ25ssFyAHTw.cspx

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Day-9–Nine-Ladies-Dancing.html?soid=1108940524095&aid=r56Lj5A3ckg

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Day-6–Six-Geese-a-Layiing-.html?soid=1108940524095&aid=pHg_RbpnIPo

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